BY THE BOOK: Tobias Otieno


How many famous writers will have followed a course on creative writing?  At many universities and other institutions of learning courses in Creative Writing are being offered. One of these universities is Moi University, near Eldoret, Kenya. Tobias Otieno lectures creative writing and he tells in this article about his experiences.  

An afternoon with Ngugi and the questions I wanted to ask


The master himself has come to Kenya to publish his latest novel, this time in his mother tongue. By writing in his mother tongue he has shown once again the importance of using your mother tongue, not just in talking and listening, but also in reading and writing. In this article you will read about … Continue reading An afternoon with Ngugi and the questions I wanted to ask

Ngugi: We perfect our English as Europe sharpens tools of plunder


He is back home. The celebrated author Ngugi wa Thiong’o has arrived in Kenya. He will present his latest book. Next to that he will promote the use of vernacular languages. He himself has been an example of that for many decades. In this article an interview with the latest news on his time in … Continue reading Ngugi: We perfect our English as Europe sharpens tools of plunder